Nicole Lee is a Melbourne based actor and writer.
Born in Sydney, she began speech and drama classes at the age of 8, culminating in the completion of her Associate Diploma, Trinity College London (ATCL) at age 17 for which she was awarded the top theory mark in the state. Before drama school Nicole studied at Stella Adler (NY) and the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) and appeared in numerous ads and theatre productions. She graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts with a Bachelor in Dramatic Arts (Acting) in 2011. Since graduating, Nicole has performed for ABC Radio National, Next Wave Festival, and will be seen in the Melbourne Theatre Company development of 'Moths' in 2013 by writer Michele Lee.
As a writer, Nicole co-authored her first Sweet Valley High style novel with her cousin on holiday in Malaysia at the age of 7. Since then, Nicole's tastes have luckily changed. Nicole has been a recipient of awards from the UNSWeetened anthology, the NSW Drug and Alcohol Play Now Act Now competition and the Alan Marshall Short Story award. Her monologues and short pieces have been performed at various institutions and her short opera Little Deaths (co-written with Paul Castles) was workshopped with the Victorian Opera/Chamber Made Opera in 2012. She is currently working on a full-length chamber opera and a novel.
Nicole is also the host of The Creative Conversation with Nicole Lee, a podcast about creativity, craft and career. Past guests have included John Collee and Hannie Rayson.